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Tech Specs Groups to US Commerce Dept: 'Give Us Clarity on Huawei'
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6/20/2019  |  Post a comment
Twenty-six technical specs and standards bodies, including the Ethernet Alliance and the Broadband Forum, have written to the US Dept. of Commerce seeking clarity on whether they can still engage with Huawei whilst the 'Entity List' ruling is in place.
Intel Bolsters Data Center Portfolio With Barefoot Acquisition
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6/11/2019  |  Post a comment
Nick McKeown does it again – his data center switching startup is snapped up by Intel.
Ciena Keeps Its Foot on the Gas in Q2
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6/6/2019  |  Post a comment
For its fiscal quarter ended April 30, Ciena showed more growth and some customer diversification, while continuing to add to its software portfolio.
Marvell Goes Shopping to Sweeten 5G Story
The Philter  | 
5/20/2019  |  Post a comment
A couple of years removed from its $6B deal to buy Cavium, Marvell suddenly agrees to buy two companies so far this month. There's still 11 days left in May, folks.
Eurobites: Openreach Seeks Feedback to Further Full-Fiber Plans
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3/21/2019  |  Post a comment
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Google makes it a hat-trick of EU mega-fines; data-mad customers drive Three UK's growth; Ericsson wins role in South Korean 5G bonanza.
Nvidia Buying Mellanox for $6.9B
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3/11/2019  |  Post a comment
Intel and Xilinx had also been linked with bids for the Ethernet and InfiniBand switching components giant.
Optical M&A: OFC 2019 Is a Couples Retreat, Not a Singles Cruise
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3/6/2019  |  Post a comment
More acquisition activity in the optical space is inevitable, but it might not happen for a while until some newly coupled companies get to know each other just a little bit more.
Masergy CEO: How We'll Get to $1BN
CxO Spotlight  | 
1/8/2019  |  1 comment
James Parker steps in with a mandate to triple the company's managed services revenue, even as competition in the space grows.
ADVA Moves In on Small Cell Backhaul
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12/5/2018  |  Post a comment
New tinier gateway is hardened for deployment on street furniture to provide backhaul for small cells, WiFi hotspots that will blossom with 5G densification, smart cities and more.
MEF CTO Sees Key Role in Automation
LRTV Interviews  | 
11/26/2018  |  Post a comment
Pascal Menezes says defining key APIs between carriers and setting SD-WAN standards is MEF's way of helping drive automation and digital transformation process.
Nan Chen Reveals Secret to MEF's Staying Power
LRTV Interviews  | 
11/21/2018  |  Post a comment
MEF President Nan Chen, also its founder, says the organization's staying power is based on an early decision to focus on defining services and not how they are transported.
Analyst: SD-WAN Not Yet Zero-Touch
LRTV Interviews  | 
11/16/2018  |  Post a comment
Zero-touch provisioning and plug-and-play are still buzzwords where SD-WAN is concerned, but not reality, says VSG's Erin Dunne.
AT&T: App Focus Driving Enterprises to Managed SD-WAN
LRTV Interviews  | 
11/15/2018  |  Post a comment
SD-WAN is changing the way customers think about networking, from just routing packets appropriately to looking at application flows, and determining the best approach for each application, says Roman Pacewicz, chief product officer for AT&T.
DT: Pan-Net Producing Multivendor Apps
LRTV Interviews  | 
11/14/2018  |  Post a comment
Almost four years into building its pan-European cloud, DT is 'very close' to finishing the infrastructure and is rolling out cloud-based multivendor apps.
AT&T's Goodell: MEF Moving Faster on API Solutions
LRTV Interviews  | 
11/12/2018  |  Post a comment
Josh Goodell, vice president of intelligent edge for AT&T, touts strong growth in SD-WAN deployment with 28,000 end points contracted thus far on a global basis.
MEF Executing on SD-WAN Specs, New APIs & Enterprise Council
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10/30/2018  |  1 comment
Organization kicks off its annual conference with three key announcements showing progress on multiple MEF 3.0 fronts.
Arista Promises New 400G Switches for These Cloudy Times
News Analysis  | 
10/23/2018  |  1 comment
Before the end of this year, Arista said it will be shipping at least one new 400G switch aimed at helping cloud and data center providers handle the growth and sheer number of enterprise workloads.
CenturyLink Adds Dynamic Cloud Connections
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10/9/2018  |  Post a comment
New Layer 2-based service promises cloud connections in minutes to enterprises in fiber-fed buildings globally.
Ericsson Adds Automation Smarts With CENX Acquisition
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9/4/2018  |  1 comment
Ericsson acquired a minority stake in automation expert CENX in 2012 and now will add the vendor-neutral service assurance specialist's technology to its own network automation and orchestration efforts.
Cogent CEO Dave Schaeffer: The World on a Fiber
CxO Spotlight  | 
8/16/2018  |  Post a comment
One way to look at how much the industry is changing is to spend some time with an executive – and a company – that has stuck to the same formula and industry view for almost 20 years.
Dumb Networks, Not Just Dumb Pipes
The Philter  | 
8/9/2018  |  Post a comment
The CEO of one of the largest ISPs in the world isn't so keen to use artificial intelligence to manage its network. He just doesn't need it.
Capex Growth Will Double for Internet Content Providers
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7/9/2018  |  Post a comment
OTT and cloud companies will grow their capex by 100% over the next five years, according to Ovum. That will have them soon spending more on infrastructure than fixed-line telcos.
MEF, ETSI & Linux Foundation Work Together on New NFV-Related Specifications
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4/10/2018  |  Post a comment
New work on LSO Presto specs creates abstraction and tool-chaining that can automate service delivery over multiple underlying networks.
Leading Lights: Only Days Left to Enter!
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3/19/2018  |  Post a comment
Never mind the days, there are only HOURS remaining before the door closes on this year's Leading Lights awards deadline...
#OFC2018: The Holy Grail of Ethernet
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3/19/2018  |  Post a comment
At OFC 2018, Ethernet Alliance Chairman John D'Ambrosia explains why he's brought not one, but two holy grails to the show, and what heroic deeds must be completed in order to obtain them.
Windstream Bets on SDN for Biz Success
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2/13/2018  |  Post a comment
US network operator focused on delivering critical services such as UCaaS and SD-WAN over more flexible, customer-driven platforms.
Nokia Routers Take a Step Toward 'Petabit' Age
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12/22/2017  |  1 comment
Routers based on the highly touted FP4 chip start shipping, setting up a race to win the hearts of web-scale players – a race that credibly includes merchant silicon and white boxes.
Epsilon: Future Wholesale Markets Need Better APIs
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12/1/2017  |  Post a comment
ORLANDO, 12/1/2017 – Wholesaler Epsilon developed its own system for delivering connectivity to CPaaS players and others, but longer term, the industry needs a plan, says Mark Daley, director of digital strategy and business development.
Update: Nokia Denies Reports of Juniper Deal
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11/29/2017  |  12 comments
Less than two years after swallowing Alcatel-Lucent, Nokia is reportedly preparing a $16 billion bid to net Juniper.
CenturyLink: Wholesale Business Processes Are Changing
LRTV Interviews  | 
11/28/2017  |  Post a comment
Eric Bozick, vice president of wholesale product and marketing for CenturyLink, says new standards and technology are important for wholesale connections, but so are new business processes.
MEF17: Breaking Down the Hot Topics
LRTV Interviews  | 
11/17/2017  |  Post a comment
Light Reading looks at MEF 3.0, SD-WAN and the persistent issues around people and culture.
Cisco Boosted by Rosier Outlook
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11/16/2017  |  4 comments
Shares in vendor giant get a boost as the company forecasts sales growth next quarter.
MEF 3.0 Goes Agile, Incremental
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11/13/2017  |  Post a comment
New specs will be released incrementally, and certification will become a subscription-based process.
Ciena Powers Up at the Edge
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11/9/2017  |  Post a comment
New edge access and aggregation boxes promise greater capacity and future-proof path to adding compute power.
Cisco's Latest ACI Offers DCI
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10/12/2017  |  Post a comment
The Application-Centric Infrastructure now reaches its tentacles across multiple data centers.
The John Chambers Era Is Ending at Cisco
Craig's A-List  | 
9/18/2017  |  2 comments
Already replaced as CEO, John Chambers is fully detaching as he plans to step down as Cisco chairman, truly ending his time as the face and voice of the company.
ADVA Feels Q3 Squeeze, to Cut 10% of Staff
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8/30/2017  |  Post a comment
As the vendor prepares to cut 10% of its headcount following the acquisition of MRV, lower than expected orders hit the vendor's Q3 sales and margin numbers.
Service Providers Help Push Cisco's Q4 Downward
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8/16/2017  |  Post a comment
Routing and switching revenues drop 9% year-over-year as Cisco wrestles with business transitions and a spotty service-provider market.
ADVA Takes a Haircut as It Warns of Tough H2
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7/20/2017  |  Post a comment
ADVA's share price takes a 15% hit following an earnings report that cited 'turbulent times' and a 'subdued' sales outlook but there won't be any job cuts, the CEO says.
Global Capacity: Bandwidth Demand Driving Ethernet Growth
LRTV Interviews  | 
7/6/2017  |  Post a comment
Global Capacity's VP of Marketing Mary Stanhope talks about how the demand for bandwidth is changing the way service providers deliver broadband.
Mellanox Chip Shop Aims to Batter Broadcom With Next-Gen Ethernet Switch
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7/6/2017  |  Post a comment
Israeli semiconductor vendor is hoping to grab market share from archrival Broadcom with the launch of a next-generation chip for Ethernet switches.
ADVA CEO: How We Can Capitalize on MRV Deal
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7/3/2017  |  1 comment
ADVA's CEO Brian Protiva believes the acquisition of fellow optical and carrier Ethernet vendor MRV can deliver key Tier 1 accounts, upsell opportunities and immediate bottom-line gains.
ADVA Swoops for MRV in 'Strategic' $69M Bid
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7/3/2017  |  2 comments
Optical giant ADVA aims to gather more customers outside Europe.
How Startups Can Win as Moore's Law Ends
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6/30/2017  |  5 comments
Is there an upside to Moore's Law slowing down? Actually, there are many.
'New' Kontron Emerges With $1B Sales Target
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6/30/2017  |  Post a comment
Following a difficult year, embedded computing system specialist has agreed a merger with S&T Deutschland, giving it an expanded portfolio and a role in hitting an annual sales target of $1 billion.
Cisco Wants to Reconquer Your Network With 'Intuitive' Plan
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6/29/2017  |  Post a comment
Cisco's 'network intuitive' is about the next 30 years, but it's also a return to the old Cisco.
Ethernity Raises £15M From London IPO
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6/29/2017  |  2 comments
With its eye on the SDN and NFV markets, FPGA-based processor specialist raises £15 million as it joins London's Alternative Investment Market (AIM).
Cisco's Next Networking Frontier: Intuitive Networks
News Analysis  | 
6/20/2017  |  6 comments
Cisco is giving the enterprise network a makeover, paving the way for automated, intelligent networks driven by policy rules.
Arista Strengthens Its Case for the Network Core
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6/19/2017  |  Post a comment
Having proven out merchant silicon in the data center, Arista continues to aim for the service provider core with upgrades to its R-series of universal spine switches.
Is Ciena in Breakaway Mode?
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6/1/2017  |  10 comments
CEO sees today's positive financial results as proof its long-term investment strategy is paying off during an industry shakeout period.
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